What's On

Discover something new at the Harris! We have activities for adults, young people (12-16 and 16-19) and families with children. The majority of our events and workshops are FREE and there’s a packed programme of regular events as well as special talks, tours and workshops.

If you're looking for the latest exhibitions, please visit our exhibitions page


  • Talks, Tours & Events for Adults

    friends01Whether you're interested in art, history, fashion or ceramics and glass, we have a wide variety of talks, tours and workshops on offer!

    Explore ... In-depth talks, tours and workshops. Look out for talks by special guests as well as Harris experts.

    Specials - extend your knowledge of art or history with talks from academics, historians or artists, or celebrate auspicious dates/festivals at one of our takeover days.

    Group Tours - We can also arrange an exclusive tour especially for your group for which there is a small charge. Please contact             Steve Walker on 01772 906194 to find out more.

  • For Families


    Take a look here for our special family events - from Little Hands On for the under fives, to Arty Explorers, Time Explorers, Hands On and lots more for ages 5-12, there's something for everybody to see and do! 

    Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • For Young People

    Photo of young people taking part in a workshopWe have two great opportunities for young people to get involved - Young Harris for those aged 12-16 and Sparks for 16-19 year olds. You can find out about recent and upcoming events below.


Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
PR1 2PP 

T 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)
T 01772 905414 (event bookings)
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Our opening hours are changing on 6th November 2016. Current hours are below.

Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Mon 10am-5pm
(11am Museum/Art Gallery)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily, except Sundays 11am

Café and Shop
Daily 10am-4pm, except Wed 11am-7.30pm & Sun 11am-3.30pm


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